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Bug in MyMIT System Allowed Sharing of Users’ Information

MIT Admissions e-mailed about 9,500 registered users of the MyMIT admissions Web site last week to confirm that their applications were correct after discovering and correcting a problem where users could potentially access other students’ applications.

Thirsty Ear Gets A Helping Hand

The Thirsty Ear pub will reopen this Thursday to a schedule of trivia, karaoke, and live music on Monday, Thursday, and Friday nights, and will otherwise be available to the MIT community for reservations.

Six Marshall, Rhodes Scholars at MIT

Six MIT students were awarded scholarships to attend universities in the United Kingdom for the next two years.

Federal Database Tracking Student Data a Possibility

A proposal by the federal government to create a vast new database of enrollment records on all college and university students is raising concerns that the move will erode the privacy rights of students.


Federal Appeals Court Rules Colleges May Bar Recruiters

Gap Appearing Between Jobs, Innovation in Local Businesses